Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'
Lester Rowntree Manzanita
An evergreen shrub to small tree with red-brown bark. This shrub grows to about six feet high and eight wide. Dark pink flowers bloom in winter and spring followed by hard red-brown berries.
An easy California Native to grow in the Los Angeles area.
- Does well in heavier soils but also excels in decomposed granite. Tolerates alkaline or serpentine soil
- Water for first year and then can exist on rainfall
- Attracts, birds, bees and butterflies
- More susceptible to red leaf spot gall near the coast
- Drought tolerant
- Hardy up to 15 degrees
- California Native